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HERITAGE ZONE AND VISION FOR SWINDON

We have always known that Swindon has some fantastic heritage and this has been recognised nationally with the awarding of a Heritage Zone for the Railway Village area. Labour Councillors have been happy to part of the process and now we look forward to ensuring resident input is considered. We believe Swindon could become the […]

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Kate Linnegar – North Swindon Labour Parliamentary Candidate

It’s an honour and privilege to have been selected for North Swindon. I am going to work my socks off,  you may already know me through my local campaigning against austerity cuts or working together for the Labour Party. I believe that I am the right person for the job and have a proven record […]

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Superfast Broadband Scheme Referred Back To Cabinet By Scrutiny Committee

Labour Candidate Calls For Scrapping of Scheme in North Swindon Swindon Council’s Scrutiny Committee have referred back to Cabinet a decision on its Superfast Broadband Extension Programme in North Swindon, delaying and potentially ending the scheme. See attached the Cabinet report that was presented to the Scrutiny Committee. The Cabinet report had recommended removing 5 […]

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Swindon Labour Group Response to Grenfell Tower Fire Our thoughts are with those who lost loved ones or have been made homeless as result of the fire in the Grenfell Tower block in Kensington on Wednesday. There are lots of questions which need to be answered in relation to this tragedy and its possible implications […]

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Government Identify Swindon As Having Largest Council-Tax Increase in England

Figures produced by the Department for Communities and Local Government have shown Swindon to have the largest percentage increase in council tax in England. See table 7 of the following Department for Communities and Local Government webpage for further evidence-https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/council-tax-levels-set-by-local-authorities-in-england-2017-to-2018 Including Parish Precept charges, Swindon residents will be receiving an average percentage increase of 10.35%. […]

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Shadow Central North Swindon Parish Council

Central North Swindon Shadow Parish is formed with Swindon Borough Councillors representing Rodbourne Cheney, Gorse Hill and Pinehurst, Penhill and Rodbourne. They are, Cllr Des Moffatt Chair, Cllr John Ballman V. Chair, Cllr Ray Ballman, Cllr Mark Dempsey, Cllr Steph Exel, Cllr Jim Grant, Cllr Carol Shelley, Cllr Jim Robbins and Cllr Kevin Small. Swindon […]

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Moirai Breach Oasis Lease Terms Again

The Oasis developer, Moirai, has breached the terms of their development agreement for the Oasis with Swindon Council. In 2014 it was discovered that Moirai had breached the terms of the original development agreement and a revised agreement had to be agreed with Swindon Council.  Moirai had breached its development agreement with the Council by […]